Top 10 Influencers In The Entrepreneurial World

Written by Shelby Sinsay

We have all at one point in our lives wondered who is at the top? Whether it has been in sports, in school, or just generally in the world, but has anyone ever discussed who is at the top of the entrepreneurial world? A world full of influencers, creators, people with their own internal drives and their own passions.

Entrepreneurship is huge in the economy and a huge part of Toolbox LA, it creates employment opportunities and brings new product to the market.  These top 10 entrepreneurs have created a name for themselves with their knowledge within the world and in our community which has made it an honor for us to profile and showcase them here.

Neil Patel was recognized by Obama for being one of the Top 100 Entrepreneur Influencers Under The Age Of 30 and also designated as one of the top entrepreneur influencers by the Wall Street Journal. Neil Patel has made a name of himself by becoming a New York Times bestselling author, helping many different brands grow through marketing and through many other opportunities and collaborations.

Ranay Orton a sales professional with a proven successful sales record in clinical sales within healthcare setting and retail markets and also one of our own members who has used amazon to generate over $1 million in sales in one year. A hardworking mother on her way to the top of the entrepreneurial world!

John Rampton is one of the top entrepreneur influencers in the blogging and digital media industry. John was recently named #2 on Top 50 Online Influencers in the World by Entrepreneur Magazine as well as a blogging expert by Forbes. He loves helping others succeed online and believes when you give to people it always comes back.

Sara Blakely founder of the company Spanx known for inventing smarter, more comfortable must-haves for women. She is a big believer in following your instincts and taking unique approaches to business. In 2006, she launched the SPANX foundation to empower women through education, entrepreneurship and the arts.

Brian D. Evans a lifelong entrepreneur that has founded multiple companies in various industries & verticals, he is great at solving important entrepreneurial problems. In 2015, he became an Inc. 500 entrepreneur and was ranked one of the top marketing influencers in the world. 

Cher Wang’s wealth is primarily of her own making rather than being down to working for a large firm or being born wealthy. It wasn’t until she set-up her own company HTC, that her wealth really took off. She is most definitely influential seeing that her income was entirely built on her own. 

Gerard Adams founder of Leaders Create Leaders Entreprise, an entrepreneur who understands millennials - to the point that his newest startup, Fownders, helps millennials create their own startups and become entrepreneurs themselves. He has spent the last 20 years building, scaling, and investing in over 12 businesses across multiple industries that have all delivered over seven-figures with his highest accomplishment is building and selling Elite Daily to Daily Mail – in just 3 years – for $50 million.

Jessica Alba from actress to entrepreneur, founder of The Honest Company which launched with a mission to inspire and empower people to live a happy and healthy life. Honest provides 100+ safe, effective and delightful products across a wide range of consumer categories, including baby, personal care, home care and vitamins & supplements, to a passionate community of consumers united by values and style.

Robert Brill founder and CEO of a business that helps alleviate any of the marketing problems that small to medium size businesses encounter. He has developed his brand by creating effective business models through programmatic media and also by becoming an official member of Forbes Los Angeles Business Council.

Espree Devora known as “the girl who gets it done” and also the creator of WeAreLATech. She started her 1st company at the start of college and fell in love with the start up culture. In her early 20s she founded ZexSports, a digital media company that connected brands to youth through local action sports events. She is also an advocate for women’s education and celebrates women in tech globally.

At the end of the day what really matters is the social impact these 10 entrepreneurs have made in the entrepreneurial world. They take what they know and they share it with their followers which makes them some of the most influential entrepreneurs in our books.


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